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 Meanings and Examples of EXTEND
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extend
 v.  add to something in order to make it bigger or longer
 v.  reach or continue; stretch something out
Classic Sentence: (200 in 14 pages)
1  It was consequently necessary to extend, betimes, to the commons the hope of obtaining the consulship, on which hope they fed themselves for a while, without actually realizing it.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER LX.
2  These Etruscans, therefore, living with one another on a footing of complete equality, when they sought to extend their power, followed that first method of which I have just now spoken.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV.
3  They could not, however, extend their conquests beyond Italy; while even within the limits of Italy, much territory remained unoccupied by them for reasons presently to be noticed.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV.
4  One kind of war has its origin in the ambition of princes or republics who seek to extend their dominions.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII.
5  But were the circumstances of the country other than they are these communities would be forced to make attempts to extend their dominions, and be constrained to relinquish their present peaceful mode of life.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIX.
6  Whereupon, the senate, not to be outdone by the commons, proposed, out of rivalry, to extend the consulship of Quintius.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXIV.
7  Actions like this are necessary not only to lay a foundation for your fame, but also to maintain and extend it.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXXIV.
8  In the days which were darkest financially for the school, Mr. Campbell was never appealed to when he was not willing to extend all the aid in his power.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter VIII.
9  This, in a large measure, helped to lay the foundation for the pleasant relations that have continued to exist between us and the white people in that section, and which now extend throughout the South.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter X.
10  I went to Washington again and saw him, with a view of getting him to extend his trip to Tuskegee.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVII.
11  Finally he decided to extend his visits beyond the urban boundaries by going and calling upon landowners Manilov and Sobakevitch, seeing that he had promised on his honour to do so.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II
12  Then he imagined how, after the attack, Bogdanich would come up to him as he lay wounded and would magnanimously extend the hand of reconciliation.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII
13  These gentlemen received Prince Andrew as one of themselves, an honor they did not extend to many.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XI
14  And not only was Napoleon not afraid to extend his line, but he welcomed every step forward as a triumph and did not seek battle as eagerly as in former campaigns, but very lazily.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER I
15  In that 'extend' were my father, son, and sister, at Bald Hills.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXV
Example Sentence: (50 in 4 pages)
16  This year they have introduced three new products to extend their range.
17  May an old friend express his pride in your accomplishment and extend to you a wish for your continued success and happiness.
18  “With Jobs it was aspirational but somewhat untouchable and distant,” she says. “It seems much more open and accessible under Tim, and that's important as they want to extend the product range to a wide section of consumers."
19  Japan's defence forces have been unable to extend their military collaboration with their US allies beyond this narrowly circumscribed role.
20  The station will be allowed to fly unmanned until February or March, in the hope that private sponsors can be persuaded to extend its life.
21  The trip has been extended to include a few other events.
22  We wish to thank the people of Norway for the warm hospitality extended to us during our recent visit.
23  After the Second World War the franchise was extended to all adults over eighteen.
24  A band of light rain and showers extended from the Canadian border to Central Texas.
25  The pregnant woman in such a community has the support of all the womenfolk in her extended family.
26  Defense planners predict an extended period of retrenchment.
27  Rome's sphere of influence extended across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.
28  He extended his hand to the new employee.
29  The president extended the hand of friendship towards the country's former enemy.
30  The meeting extended late into the night.